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Brompton and District

Five year age groups

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There were 208 people over the age of 85 living in Brompton and District in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Brompton and District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Brompton and District's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture Brompton and District's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.


Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Brompton and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
0 to 42084.05.42265.45.4-18
5 to 91282.55.21263.05.0+2
10 to 141322.65.01573.75.4-25
15 to 191843.65.61724.15.9+12
20 to 2459311.56.744410.56.6+149
25 to 2972514.07.049911.86.6+226
30 to 3458211.27.043710.46.4+145
35 to 393717.26.23277.86.6+44
40 to 443116.06.42686.47.3+43
45 to 493236.27.12856.87.1+38
50 to 543096.06.93027.27.1+7
55 to 593035.96.72536.06.1+50
60 to 642965.75.81754.15.9+121
65 to 691933.75.41182.84.5+75
70 to 741022.04.11042.54.0-2
75 to 79941.83.51002.43.5-6
80 to 841122.22.81092.63.2+3
85 and over2084.03.31152.73.2+93
Total population5,174100.0100.04,217100.0100.0+957
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Brompton and District in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 9.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.5% and 19.0% respectively for City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the age structure of Brompton and District and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (14.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (11.5% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (11.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (2.5% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Brompton and District's population increased by 957 people (22.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 4.18% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 29 (+226 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+149 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+145 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+121 persons)

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